COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

Gary Gabriele, PhD, Dean of Engineering smiling in front of CEER building

Mourning the loss of Engineering Dean, Dr. Gary Gabriele

Dr. Gary Gabriele was a visionary leader who led the College in developing intellectual and humanitarian engineers who are technical innovators and contributors to the greater community.

HOW WILL YOU IGNITE CHANGE?

Villanova Engineering undergraduates work with faculty on ground-breaking research.

Villanova engineers are rigorously educated, socially grounded, conscientious thinkers and doers who are professionally prepared to make meaningful change in the world.

Our collaboratively competitive community of undergraduate through doctoral students benefits from faculty members who are experts in their fields and recognized for excellence in teaching, applied learning techniques and scholarly research. They prepare and educate engineers to be society’s future innovators and technical leaders, and help students develop the broad-based leadership skills they need to grow professionally and collaborate effectively across disciplines.

Built on a foundation of academic excellence, community, ethical leadership and service, Villanova University College of Engineering offers an engineering education that ignites both hearts and minds, creating wisdom to shape the world.

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

DEPARTMENTS

Four academic departments are home to undergraduate and graduate programs and 70+ full-time faculty.

ALL PROGRAMS

The College offers 5 bachelor's and 9 master's degrees, 15+ certificates, and a PhD program.

BACHELOR'S

Pursue your BS or 5-year BS/MS in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

MASTER'S

Advance your career with one of 9 part-time or full-time grad programs—available on campus or online.

DOCTORAL

Our distinctive PhD program educates highly qualified scholars for academia, industry and government.

CERTIFICATE

Earn your graduate certificate in one of 15+ programs; most can be completed entirely online.

THE VILLANOVA ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Entrepreneurially minded thinking is incorporated throughout Villanova’s engineering curriculum.

Villanova Engineering Entrepreneurship

ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Villanova Engineering undergraduates are prepared professionally through the Career Compass program.

Villanova Engineering undergraduates are prepared professionally through the Career Compass program.

CAREER READINESS

Villanova Engineering graduates are successfully placed in jobs and graduate schools.

Villanova Engineering graduates are successfully placed in jobs and graduate schools.

OUTCOMES

Engineering majors study abroad, serve internationally and conduct research globally.

Engineering majors study abroad, serve internationally and conduct research globally.

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

Students can pursue independent research or research with faculty.

Students can pursue independent research or research with faculty.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Villanova Engineers apply their skills in communities around the world.

Villanova Engineers apply their skills in communities around the world.

SERVICE LEARNING

Villanova undergraduate and graduate students partner with industry on real-world projects.

Villanova undergraduate and graduate students partner with industry and NGOs on real-world projects.

SPONSORED PROJECTS

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

95.9%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

95%

GRADUATE WITH INTERNSHIP, RESEARCH OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  

444

MASTER'S & PhD STUDENTS

  

76%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

29%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

#13

NATIONAL RANKING FOR PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE FACULTY

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Villanova baseball players test new virtual hitting simulator, PITCHvr

Why It's Almost Impossible for Fastballs to Get Any Faster | Wired

Using the University's virtual reality CAVE, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Mark Jupina, PhD, has developed a virtual hitting simulator—PITCHvr—that's teaching batters how to read an incoming pitch.

APRIL 12, 2018

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The Villanova Urban Watershed Stormwater Partnership is modeling and monitoring watershed sites.

VUSP Awarded Grant Through Delaware River Watershed Initiative

The Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership has been awarded $565,000 to continue its efforts in clean water protection for the suburban-Philadelphia-area watersheds.

APRIL 4, 2018

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Villanova Environmental Engineering professor wins NSF’s CAREER award.

Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant Awarded to College’s First Female Recipient

Wenqing Xu, PhD, assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s coveted CAREER grant for her work in developing engineering solutions that will effectively destroy environmental contaminants.

APRIL 6, 2018

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Two Villanova Engineering students were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Villanova Engineers Recognized with NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two recent Villanova Engineering graduates were awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Thomas Gill ’16 ME is a PhD student at Stanford University and Stephanie Jones ’18 ECE will be pursuing her PhD at Northwestern University.

MAY 1, 2018

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